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Hourglass
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15 Most Interesting 14 Years Later

Every year, FM chats with the 15 most interesting seniors at Harvard. But what happens after that? We tracked down a few “most interestings” from the Class of 2003 and found out how the real world’s been treating them since then.

15 Most Interesting Seniors: Meg Panetta
Fifteen Most Interesting

Meg G. Panetta

Meg G. Panetta ’17 is a gentle soul. Her voice is very quiet. “I was a strange little kid,” she says. “I feel like most people are.”

Michael Ignatieff
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Michael Ignatieff

Carr Professor of Human Rights Practice Michael G. Ignatieff.

An framed photo rests on the desk of Daishi M. Tanaka ’19
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Calling Home: Undocumented Students, After the Election

Within his first 100 days in office, Trump hopes to begin building a wall on the southern border of the U.S. and repeal several executive actions of the Obama administration, likely including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allows hundreds of thousands of undocumented young people to live, work, and drive in the U.S. legally. Undocumented immigrants, at Harvard and elsewhere, are feeling fearful.

After The Storm
Bikes

Take 'Er for a Spin

What makes the Wheel so “super?” While you’re pedalling, the motor augments your speed, so attaining and maintaining high velocities is a piece of cake. The app controls how much juice the motor ouputs, and lets you keep track of battery life, speed, and distance travelled.

An framed photo rests on the desk of Daishi M. Tanaka ’19
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An framed photo rests on the desk of Daishi M. Tanaka ’19

Sex Week 2016
Gender and Sexuality

Let's Talk About Sex (Week)

Between “Reclaiming Your Body,” “Busting Sexual Stereotypes,” and “Party in your Pants,” Sex Week strived to cover all the bases—pun intended.

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang
Food and Drink

Baking, Not Business School: A Conversation with Joanne Chang

Joanne B. Chang ’91 estimates that she eats an entire loaf of banana bread every day.

Yascha Mounk
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Yascha Mounk

Dr. Yascha Mounk is a lecturer in the Government department whose academic work focuses on the theory of liberal democracy

Trump Professors
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Trump Professors

Student Delegates
Politics

The Conventional Wisdom

When Sruthi Palaniappan ’20 arrived at her hotel in Philadelphia, Pa., last July, she stood in line next to CNN host Wolf Blitzer.

Brett Flehinger
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Brett Flehinger

History Professor Brett Flehinger teaches a class called “American Populisms: Thomas Jefferson to the Tea Party + Trump."

Jill Abramson
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Jill Abramson

Professor Jill E. Abramson '76 teaches a course entitled “Politics and Journalism.”

Timothy McCarthy
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Timothy McCarthy

Timothy P. McCarthy, a Lecturer on History and Literature and a Program Director at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, walks out with members of his class in October.

Linda Bilmes
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Linda Bilmes

Linda J. Bilmes, a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School, speaks at the IOP JFK Jr. Forum's event, "Government Shutdown" in 2013 with David King.